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  • Los Angeles civil rights leader Floyd C. Covington, 1942.
    COURTESY OF UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, ON BEHALF OF THE USC LIBRARIES SPECIAL COLLECTIONS.
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    California’s Civil Rights Pioneers

    - In this week's newsletter, we take a look at California's unsung civil rights pioneers including Floyd C. Covington, Delilah L. Beasley, and Bayard Rustin. 
The Starbucks Reserve Roastery aims to be a shrine for coffee lovers.
JOHN LOK
The California Hall of Fame celebrates the “legendary people who embody [the state’s] innovative spirit and have made their mark on history.” Founded in 2006, the museum admits between 7 and 14 members each year.
KEVIN FISCUS
CHRIS HARDY
ILLUSTRATION BY VICTOR JUHASZ
Harrison Ford as Rick Decker in the 1982 film Blade Runner.
WARNER BROS.
U.S. marshals arrest Harris for draft evasion in 1969 at Struggle Mountain, the Harris-Baez home in the Santa Cruz Mountains.
COURTESY OF BOB FITCH PHOTOGRAPHY ARCHIVE, DEPARTMENT OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS, STANFORD UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES
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An Alien sculpture lines the side of the road in the town of Baker, California, which is also known as the 'Gateway to Area 51.'
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